At the YMCA, we don't know the meaning of the word "bored". Kids love participating in all our activities—like swimming, art, crafts, dance, games, and science experiments—so much that they don't want to go home. There's something fun for everyone.

Active Arts

(Ages 3–5) Each week in this program we will explore age-appropriate sensory stations, crafts, music, stories as well as take a dip in the pool! We will practice turn-taking, sharing and good listening skills — among other social skills — allowing children to learn, play and develop healthy, happy bodies and minds. Please register weekly for this program by calling member...

Active Kids

(Ages 5–12) Join our enthusiastic Y leaders for some blood-pumping, high-energy action after school in this popular program! We want to keep children moving by using gym challenges and game favourites to encourage physical activity in a fun and engaging way. Weekly registration required. Active Kids does not run on statutory holidays.

Babysittng Course

(Ages 11–14) This course teaches youth caregiving skills to become effective and confident babysitters. Participants will learn how to appropriately care for infants, toddlers and children and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. They’ll also learn engaging activities and nutrition for children in their care. Participants must attend classes, pass our final exam and complete a...

Boys in Action

(Ages 7–14) This program is just for the guys! Our awesome leaders use a variety of fun, active and engaging activities to promote healthy living, encourage positive friendships and give boys an opportunity to build on lifelong skills. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for registration.

Family Play Time

Drop in and spend some quality play time with your children and friends. Explore, create, imagine, and play in a variety of activities for you and your child. Meet other families through group activities in a comfortable play environment and learn about services in your community. YMCA Early Childhood Educators with skills and knowledge in child development are on site to enhance your child's...

Please note: parent/guardian supervision is required at all times.

Girls Unite

(Ages 7–14) We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower girls as well as build strong friendships and happy, healthy bodies. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for registration.

Home Alone and Prepared

(Ages 9–12) This course prepares children for the responsibilities of looking after themselves alone at home for short periods of time. Hands-on activities and group interactive learning cover the basics of first aid, responding to emergencies, kitchen safety, internet safety, stranger danger awareness and fire safety skills. Participants must attend all classes and pass the final exam to...

Junior Tennis

(Ages 6–14) Junior Tennis introduces your child to the game of tennis through a combination of instruction and play. Classes start with warm-up and skill development and end with a friendly round robin. Sessional registration required. An ePACT online medical consent form is required for camp registration. Junior Tennis does not run on statutory holidays.

JKA Shotokan Karate

(Ages 4–10) The Kelowna Family Y is proud to now offer belt progression and traditional Shotokan methods of training recognized by the Japan Karate Association (JKA) of British Columbia. Belt testing fees are not included in registration fees and are paid directly to the JKA. You may only register for one time slot per week. Sessional registration required.

Let's Dance

(Ages 5–12) Does your child want to develop their dance skills? Our qualified instructor will teach an energetic, fun and modern dance incorporating a variety of styles. Classes include basic technique and step-by-step choreography, so no previous dance experience is necessary. Please attend all classes to prepare for the final day show. Let's Dance does not run on statutory holidays....

Movie Mania

(Ages 8–13) Parents, enjoy a workout or night out on Friday night while your child watches a movie and has fun in the pool with friends—all in a supervised environment. Popcorn included! Pizza and juice is available for $2. Registration will open on Fridays for the following week. Call 250-491-9622 to register or visit member services. Children under 10 years old must be signed in and...

Music and Movement

(Ages 3–5) Children love music and they love to move!Your preschooler can explore their imagination and express their creative talent in this fun interactive class. We’ll explore a variety of movement stations in the gym along with circle songs, parachute games and other group activities designed to get the wiggles out. Please register weekly for this program by calling member...

Youth Leadership Development

(Ages 12–15) Making an impact starts here. Our Youth Leadership Development program will help teens get to know themselves better while learning fundamental leadership skills and making new friends in a fun, inclusive environment. Through a variety of different games, activities, discussions and presentations, leaders will develop communication skills, work together with their peers and...